Browse Interviews 10 total

  • Collection: Cuyahoga County Fair

Jim Shipman is a life-long resident of Cleveland and in this interview he relates some of his experiences with downtown. Of particular note is the stories he relates to going to baseball games and rock concerts at Municipal Stadium, The Agora Theater, and The Hulabaloo Scene off of Lorain Ave. on the west side.

Jane Gardener shares her memories of downtown Cleveland since the 1960s, including stories about shopping at downtown department stores during the holidays, trips to the Agora and sports arenas, and experiences as a student at Cleveland State University.

Margaret Hostelley shares her memories growing up in Cleveland, including trips to the West Side Market and other near west side businesses, family ties to Saint Wendelin Parish, visits downtown and to Euclid Beach Park, and changes in the Ohio City and West Park neighborhoods.

Terry Hogan shares childhood memories of growing up in the Kamm's Corners neighborhood, visits downtown during the holidays, showing out-of-town friends around the city, and feeling unsafe in the city today.

George Shuba describes his career as a professional photographer, including one of his earliest assignments photographing The Beatles concert at Cleveland Public Auditorium in 1964, as well as a number of other popular music and political events.

Ray Herzog talks about his time in living around Cleveland and working downtown.

Rose Martin describes growing up in Lakewood and changes in both Lakewood and Cleveland since the 1940s.

Paul Martin describes growing up in Lakewood and changes in both Lakewood and Cleveland since the 1940s, his experiences during World War II, working for the Illuminating Company, and his feelings about the mayoral administration of Dennis Kucinich.

Jim Burnett describes his responsibilities as a director at the Cuyahoga County Fair, including information about the acquisition of animals, working with children and senior citizens, and his own petting zoo in Westlake (Burnett's Pet Farm)

John Sanders of the Nathan L. Dauby Boy Scout Museum describes the history, operations, and collections at the museum, as well as scouting-related activities, and the Boy Scouts' philosophy of leadership training.